Geography Option

About the Course

Geography is a solid academic subject and well respected by universities and employers alike.  Geography helps you make sense of the world around you.  It is hands-on, it is relevant and it is fun. The current GCSE course is a good mix of topics such as population issues, tourism, earthquakes and volcanoes, rivers and coasts to name but a few.  The course will give you the chance to get to grips with some of the big questions which affect our world and understand the social, economic and physical forces and processes which shape and change our world.

Exam Board

Examination 100%  3 exams – 1 x 1¼ hours  and 2 x 1½ hours Examination Board AQA

Your Future

Geography can be taken at A level.  It is a key facilitating subject that universities rate highly.  Geography can be taken as a BA or BSc degree at university.  It also has direct relevance to certain areas of work, e.g. the Leisure and Tourism Industry, Environmental Management, Urban Planning, Business and Commercial Enterprises.
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